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President Obama to Visit Senegal and South Africa

AllAfrica.com is reporting that U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Senegal and South Africa next month. First Lady Michelle...

Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

Nardine Saad of The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months...

Puerto Rico: Another University President Resigns

The Associated Press is reporting that Ana Guadalupe, president of the University of Puerto Rico has resigned. Guadalupe is the eleventh...

Atlanta Negotiating With Historic Churches to Keep NFL Downtown

Ron Allen of NBC News is reporting that the city of Atlanta is negotiating with two historic churches in the city...

Uganda: Conference Addresses Role of Media in Climate Change

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Haiti: Airport to be Renamed in Honor of Hugo Chavez

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Haiti will rename Cap-Haitien International Airport in the north to Hugo Chavez International Airport after the...

Former Turks and Caicos PM Misick Re-Arrested in Brazil

Caribbean 360 is reporting that former Turks and Caicos Prime Minister Michael Misick has been re-arrested in Brazil. The author writes: "The...

Chadwick Boseman Hits Home Run in 42

Writing for The Root, the Burton Wire's editor-in-chief interviewed '42' star Chadwick Boseman about his preparation for the role of a...

'The Central Park Five' Examines Race and Social Injustice

Meet Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana, Jr. Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and the Jena...

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